- [S84] E-Mail, Amy Cornette [email@example.com], 8 Oct 1997.
- [S27] The Daily Times, http://www.thedailytimes.com/, (Blount County, Tennessee), 7 Sep 2008.
- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 19 Feb 2000.
CORNETTE, WILLIAM LUKE JR. - age 56, entered into eternal rest Fri., Feb 18, 2000 after a brave battle with cancer. He was a member of Kagley's Chapel Baptist Church and had previously served as music director and Sunday School and Training Union Teacher for youth and young adults. He loved Southern Gospel music. He worked in the industrial fastener business for 30 years. A prior Blount County business owner of Cornette Fasteners, he was known to his customers and friends as "The Boltman."Preceded in death by daughter, Angela Cornette; father and mother, Luke & Geneva Cornette, formerly of Big Stone Gap, Va.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charlie & Susie Clabough; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, James & Jean Clabough; nephew, Frank Clabough. He is survived by wife of 33 years, Helen Cornette; daughter, Amy Cornette; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Charlie & Ann Brickey, David & Sue Wright, Carl & Mary Clabough, Hurst Clabough, Eddie & Ola Abbott, Kenneth & Mary Johnson, Earl and Fern Clabough, Bobbie Teaster; uncle & aunt, Don & Wertie Gibson of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; aunt, Pearl Rhea of Clinton; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral service will be at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 19, 2000 in the West Chapel of SmithMortuary with Rev. Greg Long officiating. Family and friends will assemble at 3 p.m. Sun., Feb. 20, 2000 at Kagley's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery for the interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Angela Cornette Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Kagley's Chapel Baptist Church, 4301 Six Mile Rd., Maryville, TN 37803. Friends may call at their convenience anytime Sat., Feb. 19, 2000. Family will receive friends 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 19, 2000, West Chapel, Smith Mortuary,Maryville, 983-1000.
- [S1] U. S. Social Security Death Index, 228-60-2173.
Issued in Virginia, residing in Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee